The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Country: United States
Run Time: 84 minutes
As the price of tuition and the cost of living continue to rise, getting a higher education is becoming more and more expensive for Americans. So expensive, in fact, a growing number of students find themselves going hungry and homeless in pursuit of a degree. Many endure their struggle in silence, thinking they are the only ones left to choose between classes, books, and daily meals. But, unfortunately, this situation is much more common than we’d like to believe. With the average student graduating with around $37,000 in debt, affordable education is clearly an enormous problem for families and individuals nationwide. Documenting the experiences of four college students as they battle food insecurity and poverty, HUNGRY TO LEARN opens the conversation around the price of education, and those suffering under the current system, in the wealthiest country in the world. — G.S.
Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 1:20 PM
Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10:00 PM
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No
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